On July 28th at 12pm PT/3pm ET, Sandra Feng and Cole Heiner of Cognixion presented on groundbreaking design work using assistive reality and brain-computer interfaces to advance face-to-face communication solutions for persons with Cerebral Palsy, ALS and Locked-in Syndrome.
In this talk Sandra Feng and Cole Heiner, designers at Cognixion, presented some of the groundbreaking design work and demos that the design team has been working on during the past year to advance face-to-face communication solutions for persons with Cerebral Palsy, ALS and Locked-in Syndrome. These applications are made possible via Cognixion’s wearable augmented reality headset + non-invasive brain computer interface hardware.
The team debuted software designs in AR that leverage head-pose, as well as more recent advancements in BCI input coupled with visual stimuli, further enhanced by our NLP/Context engine.
Cole Heiner is a designer with expertise in augmented reality and 3D interactions. He is passionate about enhancing our physical and digital worlds through more seamless, contextual, and human-centric technologies. As Senior UX Designer at Cognixion, Cole is designing assistive technology at the intersection of neurotechnology, augmented reality, and AI.
Sandra FengAR Design Prototyper, Cognixion
Sandra is a Toronto-based AR/VR product designer and prototyper exploring emerging technologies. Bridging design and development, she crafts immersive utility and creative experiences. At Cognixion, she pioneers “Assisted Reality,” using BCI and AR to facilitate communication for ALS patients. Spatial computing excites her as the future of human-machine interaction, where she paves the way and shares her learnings.